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Grinder under $500 with a Rancilio Silvia

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Hello,

I have a DeLonghi Dedica coffee machine, and I would like to upgrade to a Rancilio Silvia and a decent grinder (under 500$).

I was thinking of:

  • Eureka Mignon Specialita because of the flat 55 mm burrs and nice design
  • Rancilio Rocky because of the big burrs and somewhat nice design
  • Baratza Vario because of the 54mm ceramic flat burrs
  • Rocket Faustino has a cool design

What is your recommendation? I would prefer no second hand options.

Also, worth mentioning, I drink only espresso, about 3 or 4 cups a day.

Thank you very much.

Dragos

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I'd take the rocky off the list. Don't think they've had much of an update since they were released in 1991 & domestic grinders have moved on a long way since then.
If you can find out what grinder Rocket rebadged for the Faustino, you may be able to get it for less too.


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The niche Zero is just above your budget but if you can stretch to it I would certainly consider it. Otherwise I have the Vario and it has served me well for the past 10 years and just started giving me problems recently. 

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